City of Washington....A Great Place to Live!

In the City of Washington, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values, guided growth, and community pride are just a few of the core principles that makes City of Washington a wonderful place to call home.

The mission of the City of Washington is to partner with our community to deliver and maintain services, while striving to preserve, protect and enhance the quality of life and maintain a progressive approach toward planning for the future.

Upcoming Events

View All

Catholic Charities Mobile Outreach Food & Hygiene Distribution


St. Augustine's Catholic Church. Please stay in your vehicle.  Must provide ID and proof of current mailing address (ie utility bill, etc.)

Level Pay Program Deadline



If you are interested in participating in the City of Washington Levelized Pay Program, you must be placed on the list by 12 pm Monday, March 15, 2021.

Contact Lorie at 785-325-2284 or stop by City Hall to be included on the list. 

City Council Meeting


City Council Meeting - City Hall Council Chambers. The public is always welcome. Please contact us for any additional information regarding virtual meetings or social distancing mandates.

Recent News

View All

City Council Announces New Council Member


On March 1, 2021, Mayor Ryan Kern appointed and City Council approved the appointment of Carolyn Pinnick to the vacant council position with a term expiration of January 10, 2022.

Pinnick fills the unexpired term of Melanie Bryant, who resigned in...

Energy Update


The City of Washington's power plant is continuing to generate to support the City's energy needs at this time.
However, this is still a very CRITICAL and fluid situation and continues to change minute by minute.
Many energy providers across...

Need Help with City Services?


When is my utility billing due?  Can I pay my bill online?  Where is Municipal Court held? Does the City of Washington allow golf carts?

Explore our website!  

Don't see the information you need? Give us a call, we will gladly assist you!